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Advisors with 35+ Years of Experience

Pilko team members bring 35+ years experience from the world’s leading companies in the petrochemical, chemical, specialty chemical, refining and manufacturing industries. Our advisors have lived and worked in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America and other regions, bringing local expertise and a global perspective to our clients.

Executive Team

George Pilko

Chairman & Founder

Larry Schmid


Ziad Al-Labban

Executive Advisor

Greg Cochran

Executive VP, Lead Advisor

Mike McCandless

Managing Director and Pilko Fellow

Sven Royall

Managing Director, Lead Advisor

John Basil, Jr.

Senior Vice President

Lead Advisors

Art Colwell

Lead Advisor

David L. Foster

Lead Advisor

Kimberly Gustafson

Lead Advisor

Greg Hanggi

Lead Advisor

Tom Kovar

Lead Advisor

Sue Krienen

Lead Advisor

Charles LeRoy

Lead Advisor

Reed Marton

Lead Advisor

James Rhame

Lead Advisor

Ken Richter

Lead Advisor

Dan Robinson

Lead Advisor

Ed Rule

Lead Advisor

Phil Snyder

Lead Advisor

Kenan Stevick

Lead Advisor

Jeremy Venter

Lead Advisor

Michael Washington

Lead Advisor

Greg Weber

Lead Advisor


Doug Blanchard

Chief Financial Officer

Debbie King-Allen

Vice President, Client Services

Kathy Spiritoso

Director, Research